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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Michael Orchard
Professor
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
 
e-mail:orchard@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. (1980) San Diego State University, California
  • M.S. (1986) San Diego State University, California
  • M.A. (1988) Princeton University, New Jersey
  • Ph.D. (1990) Princeton University, New Jersey
 
Primary Department
   Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Research Areas
 Complex Representation of Images & Video; Modeling Location Information in Images;
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

H. F. Ates and M. T. Orchard "An adaptive edge model in the wavelet domain for wavelet image coding." Signal Processing: Image Communications, vol. 20: 169-185.In Press

 
 

Xin Wang, Orchard, M. T. "On reducing the rate of retransmission in time-varying channels." IEEE Trans. on Communications, 51 (June, 2003) : 900-910.In Press

 
 

Cohen, A., Daubechies, I., Guleryuz, O. G., Orchard, M.T. "On the importance of combining wavelet-based nonlinear approximation with coding strategies." IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 48, no. 7 (July, 2002) : 1895-1921.

 
 

Rajagopalan, R., Orchard, M. T. "Synthesizing processing video by filtering temporal relationships." IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 11, no. 1 (Jan. 2002) : 26-36.

 
 Articles
 Ates, H. F. and Orchard, M.T., "Spherical coding algorithm for wavelet image compression", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 18, no. 5, May 2009, pp. 1015-1024
 
 Refereed conference papers
 

H. F. Ates and M. T. Orchard "Wavelet image coding using the spherical representation." Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) (Sept. 2005)

 
 

Gang Hua, M. T. Orchard "A new interpretation of translation invariant denoising." Proc. of Int. Conf. on Acous., Speech, and Sign. Processing, Montreal, Canada (2004)

 
 

H. F. Ates, M. T. Orchard "Image interpolation using wavelet-based contour estimation." Proc. ICME, 2003 (July, 2003) In Press

 
 Conference papers
 Hua, G. and Orchard, M.T., "Image reconstruction from the phase or magnitude of its complex wavelet transform", Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Sign. Proc., April, 2008, pp. 3261-3264
 
 

H. F. Ates, M. T. Orchard "A nonlinear image representation in wavelet domain using complex signals with single quadrant spectrum." Proc. Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems and Computers (Nov. 2003)

 
 

H. F. Ates, M. T. Orchard "Nonlinear modeling of wavelet coefficients around edges." Prod. ICIP 2003 (Sept. 2003) In Press

 
Presentations
 Conference Committee Member
 

Hua, G. and Orchard, M.T., "Image reconstruction from the phase or magnitude of its complex wavelet transform", Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Sign. Proc., April, 2008, pp. 3261-3264

 
 Invited Talks
 

Lecturer.  "Compression of Borehole Imagery - Tutorial." Schlumberger Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA. (9/14/2009 - 9/15/2009)

 
 

"Efficient Image Representation." Prof. Eero Simoncelli, NYU - Center for Neural Science. (9/22/2009)

 
 

Presenter.  "Complex Image Representation in the Wavelet Domain using Single Quadrant Spectrum." Second International Conference on Computational Harmonic Analysis, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. (May 24- May 30, 2004) With Hasan F. Ates

 
 

Lecturer.  "DSP Technology at Rice." IEEE ComSoc Symposium in Monterrey, Monterrey Institute of Technology. (April 28-30, 2004)

 
 

Lecturer.  "Modeling Structure in Images: The Image Coding Perspective." ECE Graduate Seminar Series,, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (February 5, 2004)

 
 

"A new interpretation of translation invariant (TI) denoising." Texas Systems Day, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. (November 15, 2003) With Gang Hua

 
 Lectures
 

"Modeling structure in images: the image coding perspective." School of Engineering New Professor Lecture Series, Rice University. (April 15, 2003)

 
 Other
 

Speaker.  "Compressing Images with Twirling Things." 2004 ECE Affiliates Meeting, Rice University, Rice University. (October 19, 2004)

 
 Seminar Speaker
 

"Theoretical Research in Image and Video Compression: Is There Live after H.264 and JPEG2000?." Dept. of Elect. and Comp. Engr. Affiliates Program, Houston, TX. (Sept. 20, 2005)

 
Supervised Theses & Dissertations
 Hasan Ates, Ph.D. Modeling location information for wavelet image coding. (2003) (Thesis Director)

 Bhaskar Nallapureddy, Master of Science Power optimization in multiple transmit antenna communication systems. (2003) (Thesis Director)

 Gang Hua, Master of Science Noncoherent Image Denoising. (2005) (Thesis Director)

 Gang Hua, Ph.D. Topics in Digital Image Processing. (2010) (Thesis Director)

 Gang Hua, Ph.D. Spatial and Temporal Image Prediction with Magnitude and Phase Representations. (2011) (Thesis Director)

 Iman Makaremi, Ph.D. A Novel Face Recognition Method with Blurred Face Images. (2011) (Thesis Committee Member)

 Manjari Narayan, M.S. An Asymptotic Minimax Analysis of Nonlocal Means on Edges. (2011) (Thesis Committee Member)

 Hasan F. Ates, PhD Modeling Location Information for Wavelet-based Image Coding. (Thesis Director)